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. >> reporter: fixing the uc budget. the high-tech way the state says it can reach more students. >>> another cold morning. but ktvu meteorologist mark tamayo will be here to tell you about warmer temperatures and your weekend forecast. >>> health information of your favorite san francisco restaurant will soon be easier to access in a new announcement from the mayor. Ñç5xñóÑmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> the third and final way of the uc regents meeting is underway. sal castanedo is live to explain the big focus of the meeting today. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this is the last day. and one of the ideas that has emerged from the meeting is starting more online education. 10% of the general education requirements in the future could be set up on some online academy that the university is using here wants to set up. governor jerry brown, a regent himself and a graduate of uc berkeley says he likes the idea and has submitted -- committed $10 million from the state budget to help the university add more online courses. >> we have to get out of our comfort zone and look
, nannette. >> hi there. uc says it's been cut over a years, so it's welcome news to see a proposal giving them more funding next year. is that going to be enough to avoid hikes? the new budget proposal uc and csu are slated to get a $250 kblinl boost in funding in the next fiscal year. assembly speaker perez fired a warning shot saying that better be enough and threatened to rethink uc future funding if there is any mention of tuition hikes. >> so they have to understand there are expectations there be no fee increase autos governor brown think as gresively expanding courses and making faculty teach a heavier load will help. 69 graduation ratesx et to move students through, faster. >> people goring to have to find a way to do the same thing with fewer growing resource autos administrators wanted $400 million and say the proposed $250 million increase looks like hikes can be avoided. >> it's too early to say anything. but it's a commitment here to do everything possible to keep switching it to the same level as sit now for next year. >> students frustrated because getting a degree is gett
costs that are going to be will and so 4.5 never gets returned backback to the p uc's general comprise department and is locked away in the fund and if you want to recover it overt course of she'll contract. that is perfectly acceptable the 9 million does get returned back to the p uc should the program be prosperous and therefore doesn't believe had a we need to be worrying about that nine millions and we should not be inincorporating that? and you will see in your packets that there is a penny extra for 1.5 and you can reduce that penny to a third of a penny as what is needed for rate of recovery for what i think would satisfy the board's request of making sure we receive that money back because the she'll money comes back and the 9 million-dollar you can start roverring that year one every year you review that $9 million and you get part of that money back each other depending on what those rates are doing everything east and that is what we encourage you to do. >> this is an organic progress and that is why there is a draft easy louis and not a resolution for action. i think
of the uc system. >>> also a major expansion to tell you about. how much facebook plans to spend to carve out more space on the peninsula. >> and would you believe a flu vaccine made from insects. the new hope for people suffering from the flu virus. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff ranieri. hazy sunshine for today, but by all accounts really gorgeous outside. 74 in the scotts valley. 67 in the mill valley who could hit 70 degrees tomorrow coming up. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >>> researchers are using bugs to battle the flu bug and people with allergies may be the big winners. a cdc map charting flu activity shows the virus is widespread in all but three states. doctors are urging everyone who hasn't gotten the vaccine yet to get one as soon as possible. nbc bay area's marianne favro is live at the santa clara health department with a closer look at a new egg-free flu vaccine. marianne? >> reporter: janelle it is
. >> governor brown is scheduled to attend the uc board of regents meeting in san francisco and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. the "los angeles times" reports he. push for more teaching and less research at the campuses and the governor also wants more online courses to save money and increase class offering. in the budget proposal last week, he increased money for both the uc and california state systems by $250 million each. >> oakland public safety commission has voted to recommend a contract to hire a police consultant. the commission meeting drew a huge crowd and many people were angry over the mention of former los angeles and new york police chief as the consultant. he favors the stop-and-frisk technique where police stop anyone who is suspicious. some call that another form of racial profiling. oakland police chief jordan says there is more to him that stop and frisk. >> part of the success in new york and los angeles was based on community partnership. that is something we are in support of. >> the safety commission did not specifically recommend the cons
department says it's been in contact with american hostages families. >> a researcher at uc davis injured in a small explosion that took place inside of an apartment this morning. police say they were called around 1:30 a.m. when];=b this man showed up suffering from injuries to his hands. they evacuated the building. it's not clear what caused this explosion. >> uc reej yenlts conclude tleed days of meetings this afternoon in san francisco. all of the heavy hitters from sacramento were there with officials. >> governor brown came to tout an area of collaborations between legislature and uc system. >> is there is broad agreement here today that the state can no longer be relied on for funding as it has been in the past. doesn't that mean privatization? no. they say, but no one knows yet what the new model will look like. >> month one missed an opportunity and the budget influgs to prevent under graduate tuition increase kreess. no one missed an opportunity model has to be figured out going forward. brown boiled it down to too much spending, and a financial model that has to be overhauled
's push for more online college courses. uc says it could be a new avenue for students to transfer in. >>> also spencer? >> th a southern california woman into a five year cycle of debt. i'm michael finney. the story just ahead on 7 on your side. >>> i'm spencer christian. another night to shiver but the weekend ahead will give us sunshine to bask in. i'll have the accuweather forecast coming up. >>> thank you, sensor. >>> also ahead, thejwwñ [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. san rafael. south bay, pleasanton and all of of the bay area this is abc 7 news. >>> the governor is on a new mission tonight. he is is pushing for more are online courses throughout california's college system
by a little known online education program wrun by university of california. uc spent $4.3 million marketing uc online courses in hopes of getting nonusc students to enroll in web based classes for a fee. but the chronicle reports only one person has taken a class during that time. the university says the concept was launched in 2010 before other universities like stanford and harvard began giving them away for free. governor brown ordered regents to emplain them selfs and talk about this program next wednesday in a meeting. >> cruise planning to head off a possible flood in east palo alto. they packed about 10,000 sandbags today. today, they will line the bags in a levy that. >> u.s. forest service offering public a chance to ski with a ranger. the hour long program will be offered on mondays and fridays starting next friday. participants must purchase tickis and being intermediate levels or above skiers. >> love that idea. >> fantastic. >> all right. sandhya patel join us now. >> yes. she's up on the roof. sounds like cold is coming. >> yes. real cold, looking behind me, the wind is calm.
investigators say it could take months to determine the true cause. >> governor brown will attend a uc board of regents meeting to discussion the proposed budget and the impact on uc wanting to keep further tuition or fee increases off the agenda. university of california schools will get plenty of financial help from taxpayers after voters approves proposition 30. he wants more teaching, less research, and more students accepted from community colleges. >> san francisco's law banning public nudity goes into effect but today it is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance in the district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nude its not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of the national college football star who claims he was a victim of a terrible hoax. grieving the death of his girlfriend exposed as a hoax. an investigation is underway whether
. according to the uc campuses, an increase of 10.7%. also, latino applicants are the largest group of freshmen applicants. at uc berkley, more than 67,000 students apply. ucla received the most applications with more than 80,000 applications. >>> boeing is saying they will not build more dream liners until the investigation is complete. all of the dream liners were grounded until the investigation is complete. >> when they are released slowly, the batteries have a very good safety record, but if not, the batteries will release their content and have the potential for explosion. >> united is the only us airline currently flying the plane and is expressing support for boeing. now, one of the run ways at the san francisco national airport is closed today for construction. sfo will only be able to handle about half of the 60 flights an hour. the biggest impact will be on passengers flying within a two hour radious of the area. >>> there is good news for the passengers concerned about privacy. body scanners showing a nude impage will no longer be used. sfo stopped using the full body sc
revenues earmarked for higher education, but now the csu and uc boards could still raise student fees. >>> a new national study suggests the more money parents contribute to their kids' college education, the lower their grades will be. uc sociology professor laura hamilton told the "new york times" the effect is modest, not big enough to make students fail out of college, but it's surprising because parents assume the more money they give, the better their child will perform in school. >> let the kids work! >>> latest census shows a shift in california's population. latin immigrants no longer make up the majority of the state's immigrant population. instead, it's immigrants from asia. 42% of immigrants coming to the state were from latin america, 37 from asia. a decade later, 57% from asia, more than two times the 22% that come from latin america. >>> well, it's green and a bit extreme. a new garbage collection program may be in store for palo alto, with fewer bins and more sorting for residents. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington explains how it all
in san anselmo. the park is expected to open on june 1st in san anselmo avenue near city hall. >>> uc offers classes for 24 to $2,400. but uc is not drawing nonuc students only one in fact. uc is getting competition from other units such as stanford which offers courses for free. >>> multiple choice questions on state standardized tests may soon be a thing of the past for california students. s t udents the new way of testing is scheduled to be rolled out in the 2014-2015 school year pending approval by lawmakers and the governor. >>> a marin county landmark has a completely new look following several storms. this is the way the arch looked like at the tennessee beach at tennessee cove for decades. for many years it's also been a favorite spot for pictures. but on december 29th. a graduate student at the institute of technology was on the beach taking pictures when all of a sudden that arch came tumbling down. the graduate student and his geologist father said the noise was so loud it also blocked out the sounds of the waves. >>> it starts way up here and you see the curser this red l
digital courses a year ago. unlike uc, stanford and harvard which offer online college courses for free, uc officials say the fact that their courses allow students to interact with professors and fellow students, more students will be signing up. >>> so do you think you need a break from your stressful job? the website "careercast" put together a list of the least stressful jobs. number one, university professor followed by seamstress or tailor, medical records technician at 3. if you are a jeweler, you're in luck, you're number 4. then medical lab technician. apparently not having someone look over your shoulder is kind of a big deal. >> i think so. >> not surprisingly jobs where no one is watching over your shoulder key to low blood pressure. the most stressful john obviously is being in the military. >> no kidding and for their families, too. >> absolutely. >>> what do you think about meteorologist? >> highly stressful job when we have jobs coming or way. but university professor, that's interesting. is that because they have all our p.a.'s wor
in charge of online classes at the university of california are scheduled to give a presentation to the uc regents about the lack of success marketing the online classes to nonstudents. the university spent $4.3 million marketing its online classes. hoping to attract tuition from students around the world. but since classes began a year ago, only one person who is not already a uc student has taken the class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities such as stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> uc berkeley is one of the top ten best public college values in the country aid -- according to kiplinger magazine. the magazine looked at admission rates, and other items to come up with the list. ucla is the highest ranking california school. >>> there is a new report suggesting some college co-eds are turning to so-called sugar daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with
the next chief of staff is likely to be dennis mcdone mcdonogh. he would replace jack lew. >>> uc students say they will be at the regents' meeting this morning to petition lifting caps on health benefits. and jerry bro unwill be there -- jerry brown will be there. a group of students calling for uc to eliminate the cap as called for in president obama a.m. healthcare overhaul. currently, the plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $had00 -- of $400,000. a student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> in ireland and britain, an irish meat processor now recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> we're told what the label says and then there's also things not there. it's a bit worrying, isn't it? how much can you trust? >> it's also possible not to -- not to want to end the climate, some have cut corners and horse meat has been supplied. >> authorities say the horse meat is not a danger to the public. >>> 7:21. warmer weather ahead. but what about rain? up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if he
at the university of california. today, school officials said the number of applications to the uc's nine undergraduate campuses rose 8.6%. that includes freshmen and transfer applicants applying for the fall semester. >>> and for the first time, latinos are the largest group of california students applying for freshman admission, rising to 32.1% of that pool. >>> a bay area gun buyback program that was so popular it ran out of cash. the iou's now total tens of thousands of dollars. coming up, we ask, where is that money going to come from? >> big changes on how you can view the mavericks contest this year. we'll have that story, coming up. >> and you might be viewing your kids playing outside this weekend. it's looking absolutely gorgeous. here's a peek outside at san jose. currently another gorgeous evening on a friday. rain does return to the extended forecast. find out when it comes back to the bay area, next. the guns kept coming. but the ca >>> a recent gun buyback in one bay area county may have been a little too successful. the guns kept comi
a year ago, only one person who was not already a uc student has take an class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities like stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> season 12 of american idol kicks off tonight right here on ktvu channel 2. mariah carey, nikki minaj and keith urban join randy jackson at the judges table. but judges say the focus is on finding the next big talent and that sometimes creates colorful moments. >> we have so much stuff going on this season. if i were a viewer, i would have be dvring this season. there are so many things. >> as usual fans can expect wild wacky and off key singers during early auditions and this is going to be great. be sure to watch for contestants that had surprise auditions after being secretly nominated by their friends. american idol returns tonight right at 8:00 right here on ktvu channel 2. the premier continues with a two hour episode tomorrow night. also at 8:00. >>> 6:26. sal doesn't have to audition. you've got the job. >
they were part of uc research colony. funding for the research dried up recently and 3 animals, well they needed a new home. oakland zoo told uc they would be happy to adopt them. zoo said it will keep the younger trio separate from elderly pair already at the zo zoo. worried about potential fighting because of the age difference. we'll see if they get adjusted. >> unusual sight. snow in the holy land. biggest snow in 20 years. lots of people set out to enjoy it with snow bull fights. as you can see a lot of photographs. >>> check this out. really stunning site in australia. towering red wave traveling more than 60 miles an hour. it is in fact rust colored sand caught up with ocean water. no sear us damage was reported but it was certainly dramatic and spectacular. >> let's get one last check on what's going to happen around here. cold tonight. zapped the. >> yes. we got rid of the snow from the santa cruz mountains and down around the southern end of monteray county where we saw several inches of snow. now live doppler 7 hd seeing a quiet scene but the chilly will be set
fees since 2008. for uc schools, academics are key, ucla admits just 25% ofof applicants, with 44% topping 700 on the math pours of the s.a.t.s, and uc schools offsetch their high tuition costs with high financial aid. -- out of state value because of relatively low cost and rock solid academic. when it comes to making your decision, snyder recommends applying to as many colleges asa you think you may need, visiting campuses, and understanding the pros and cons of each academic institution. >>> coming up tonight, one of the best linebackers of all time announces his nfl playing days are already over. matt? >> get it while it's hot. new redskins playoff gear going on sale throughout our area, and it is going quickly. that story coming up. >> a chilly night on tap, gary is back with your forecast. fore >>> redskins maniacs the teaman prepares for its play off game against the seahawks. long suffering fans showing off their pride in the team. scott smith is here to tell us about all the times he's heardhe hail's to the redskins, just today. >> countless time. when the redskins win,
budget include language preventing the uc and csu systems from raising tuition for at least seven years. >> so as we noted perhaps the bigger winner in all of this new budget may be the public schools. but there's a catch. not every school is getting an equal slice of the pie. the governor even pointed to bay area communities to illustrate why he's doing this. let's bring in nbc's arturo santiago who joins us in piedmont. one of the areas governor brown mentioned you're there. one of the areas governor brown mentioned by name today, correct? >> that's correct. when talking about new funding formula for k through 12 schools, the governor mentioned a number of high and low income areas. specifically richmond and piedmont were mentioned. we talked to administrators in both districts. >> at perry's elementary school in the west contra costa unified school district, 100% of the students are on the free or reduce lunch program, the kind of school governor brown is focusing on with his changes in proposed funding. >> growing up in compton or richmond is not like it is to grow up in los gatos o
it off. >> reporter: in january of 1973, while attending uc berkeley, steve landed his dream job with how let's packard. >> they hire med to design their hand--- they hire med to design their hand-held calculator, and it was the first scientific calculator ever, the wing that changed everything for the world. it cost $400 when it was new. in today's money, what is that, $2,000? so they were very valuable. and then i was working on designing some of the chips that were inside these calculators from hewlett- packard. a real highlight of my life, one of the greatest companies in the world, and i wanted to work there forever, i would be an engineer for life at hewlett- packard. >> luckily for us, that was not the case, steve joshes convinced him to go -- steve jobs convinced him to go into business, and it was a match made in heaven. they debuted the apple 1 at the home brew computer club. a diy gathering for like-minded engineers. it caused a commotion. >> that caused a lot of people to start believing we could have a computer in the home some day, and we were thinking an ugly littl
. >>> new this morning, the costs to go to a uc campus won't likely go up next year. uc administrators announced yesterday that governor jerry brown's budget plan appears to provide enough funding to avoid an increase. brown's budget proposal includes an additional $250 million for the uc system. the amount is less than the uc requested, but probably enough to avoid an increase. >>> meanwhile, the brentwood school district may expand a program that puts ipads in elementary schools. officials are looking at expanding the program out to all the district's fourth graders. fourth grade was selected because of larger class sizes and the ability for students to learn independently. officials will hold a meeting january 23rd at edna middle school to determine interest level. >>> mcdonald's is trying something new with its happy meals in england. the fast food chain is pledging to distribute 15 million books instead of toys over the next two years. the program is called the happy readers initiative. the books are nonfiction and explore things like space and marine life. no word if the concept
by lunchtime light blue starts to fill in for the immediate bay area. >> agreed uc indicates where we are climbing to the '60s. certainly will be designed to be outdoors. >> the temperatures are feeling like springtime in the middle of january. >> by 8:00 p.m. a mixed bag up upper '40's low 50s. >> temperatures running just a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday. los gatos 66. the site for campbell. 65 in santa clara. the east bay will not provide as much work as a south bay but it is mild when you keep in mind it is january. >> 61 for pleasanton. 63 in union city. north bay a mixed bag of 60s. >> downtown san francisco an afternoon high of 61. 59 for daly city and 63 expected in san bruno. >> we have a beach hazard statement going into effect later this afternoon at a high surf advisory from saturday to sunday. >> for those of you going to be, have long they to enjoy the surf competition expect sunshine, clear skies, tippers in the mid-60s for sunday. >> today's well from the rest are 4 to 5 ft. they could get up to 20 ft. on sunday--swells. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay for
from all of the dust. she is trapped between the front wall uc which is the parking structure and is 20 concrete cinderblock wall. she is alert and they are talking to her. she fell around 330 this morning and has been wedged ever since. we'll keep watching this rescue as it is in going on for several more hours throughout the morning. it looks like they finally see her and they're getting ready to pull her out. >> authorities are taking steps against attractive distracted driving to this guy is now. authoriin new s f a proposal is aimed at prohibiting airline pilots from using personal electronic at any time during a flight. current yules rules bar the use of any gadgets only during critical phases of flight takeoff and landing. the new plan is a direct result of recent airline incidents involving distractions from electronics and computers and telephones. when the infamous 2009 and that involved a distracted northwest crew who oversaw at their destination by 150 mi.. >> numbers released by the pentagon chose suicide the military are on the rise. 349 u.s. service members committed suic
to share with you, it's 1967. the neighborhood was totally crazy. i am a graduate of uc med center and my professor of medicine said david where you're going? coming down here was a sign of career failure or mental illness or someone who was totally insane. and what happened, we were built on rock 'n roll, the concerts and that is how we survived and we had all of these celebrities come that wanted to visit us. then of course i would try to get a donation from them. that is all we did, one of which was preminger coming to make a movie. we were totally on volunteers and another part of david's book that was so good was when he said the hell's angels ran a daycare center or something like that. only at that time but that makes sense. [laughter] so what i did was i worked at san francisco general you see during the day and the clinic at night. so a arlo preminger was going to come and make a movie and make a big donation. there is a big limo parked right out there and had dinner at one of the now closed restaurants just down the way. i told everybody that arlo preminger was going to come and
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